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Global Logistics and Distribution Management Technology -- Geographic Information Systems

Curriculum Description

The Global Logistics / Distribution Management Technology curriculum prepares individuals for a multitude of career opportunities in distribution, transportation, warehousing, supply chain, and manufacturing organizations.

Course work includes the international and domestic movement of goods from the raw materials source(s) through production and ultimately to the consumer. Courses in transportation, warehousing, inventory control, material handling, purchasing, computerization, supply chain operations and federal transportation and OSHA regulations are emphasized.

Graduates should qualify for positions in a wide range of logistics-related positions in government agencies, manufacturing, and service organizations. Employment opportunities include entry-level purchasing, material management, warehousing, inventory, transportation, international freight, and logistics analysts. Upon completion, graduates may be eligible to pursue professional credentials through APICS, AST&L, CSCMP, and ISM.

The following represents one way in which the certificate can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Certificate

C25610GI REVISED
NC CIP: 52.0203
Day, Evening and Online
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
GIS 110 Survey of GIS/GPS 1 0 0 1
GIS 111 Introduction to GIS Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 2 2 0 3
GIS 211 GIS/GPS Project 1 2 0 2
LOG 110 Introduction to Logistics 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 7
Lab/Shop Hours: 4
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 9

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
LOG 125 Transportation Logistics 3 0 0 3
LOG 215 Supply Chain Management Requisite 3 0 0 3
LOG 240 Purchasing Logistics Requisite 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 9
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 9

Total Credit Hours: 18

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

Additional Information

2015FA - New Certificate

The Geographic Information Systems Certificate under the Global Logistics and Distribution Management Technology curriculum degree is designed to prepare individuals for a multitude of career opportunities in transportation, and governmental entities and provides the fundamental knowledge and skills of GIS software.

Geographic Information Systems is a system of integrated tools, capturing, storing, retrieving analyzing and displaying of spatial information.

Graduates should qualify for positions in a wide range of GIS and Logistics-related positions in government agencies, logistics, transportation, and service organizations. Also employment opportunities include entry-level positions in planning, public transportation and geography related positions. Upon completion, graduates may be eligible to pursue professional credentials through APICS, AST&L, CSCMP, and ISM.

C25610GI REVISED